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Virtual colonoscopies are a valuable cancer screening tool

Colorectal cancer is among the most commonly diagnosed cancers in South Africa: one in every 83 men and one in every 131 women will be diagnosed with it in their lifetime.

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Mediclinic Morningside’s Head and Neck Unit exemplifies collaborative excellence

“Teamwork makes the dream work” may sound like little more than a cliché, but at Mediclinic Morningside Head and Neck Unit, it’s a way of life – and the secret to this multidisciplinary team’s success.

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Audiology is about more than hearing loss

Dr Natalie Buttress, an audiologist at Mediclinic Durbanville, believes that for a long time the word ‘audiologist’ has been synonymous with hearing loss and fitting hearing aids. But she explains that the audiologist is a key weapon in fighting many other sensory challenges that impact our community.

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Hope for hearing: Technology driving greater access

Dr Natalie Buttress, an audiologist at Mediclinic Durbanville, believes that rapidly advancing technology is addressing many of the challenges experienced in early hearing devices.

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MerG membrane for OCD

Dr Rael Salkinder, an orthopaedic surgeon at Mediclinic Cape Town, employs a new treatment option for osteochondral lesions of the knee (OCD). When a 40-year-old athlete presented with knee pain

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First comprehensive medical genetic and genetic counselling service in private practice

Mediclinic Panorama is the first private hospital in South Africa to offer a comprehensive medical genetic and genetic counselling service. Such a service has become an essential offering for our patients as the evolution of this science has evolved.  

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Mediclinic Cape Gate’s new Hybrid Vascular Theatre offers multiple patient benefits

With the recent upgrades to the facility, Mediclinic Cape Gate is now able to offer the services of a hybrid vascular theatre for complex surgical cases.

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SA takes part in HoloLens 2 mixed reality surgery trial

Microsoft’s mixed-reality (MR) headset, HoloLens 2, brought together 15 surgeons from 13 countries virtually to perform orthopaedic surgeries over 24 hours.

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New claws brachytherapy to treat eye tumours

Mediclinic Cape Town ophthalmologist Dr Hamzah Mustak is using a novel therapy developed by the Groote Schuur Hospital Radiation Oncology Department

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Mediclinic Emergency Centres offer safe, quality care 24/7

Mediclinic Emergency Centres have adapted their processes and protocols to manage all emergency cases while treating each patient with the high standards of safety and clinical care they deserve.

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